Naked economics : undressing the dismal science /

Wheelan cuts a large swath though contemporary microeconomic and macroeconomic issues, controversies, and fallacies. Topics include environmental problems, health care and insurance, risk and safety, education and productivity, the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy, financial markets and ca... Full description

Main Author: Wheelan, Charles J.
Other Authors: Malkiel, Burton Gordon,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W. W. Norton, c2010.
Edition: Fully rev. and updated.
Subjects:
Summary: Wheelan cuts a large swath though contemporary microeconomic and macroeconomic issues, controversies, and fallacies. Topics include environmental problems, health care and insurance, risk and safety, education and productivity, the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy, financial markets and capital, inflation and unemployment, international trade and globalization, income and wealth inequalities, and economic development. Using anecdotes and applications galore, Wheelan treats both the power of markets and the role of government in a market economy.
Physical Description: xxix, 354 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-338) and index.
ISBN: 9780393337648 (pbk.)
0393337642 (pbk.)

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